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Tensile Fabric Structures

PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF DESIGN & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS Dr. Ken Price, BSc (Hons), DIC, PhD, FIStructE, FICE, PrEng, CEng Director, Tension Structures, Cape Town Concept design & criteria for shape finding The concept design is the most important stage of the design process – a bad concept will reverberate throughout the design, manufacture and installation process, […]

The Soweto Theatre – Seemingly effortless ingenuity

The iconic Soweto Theatre, in Jabulani Soweto is said to have changed the landscape of the area. Designed by Afritects, it has been hailed as an architectural masterpiece, and is described by the architects as a “culmination of both national and global best practices in theatre design”. In 2012, Tension Structures won the public tender […]

Architectural Umbrellas and Gazebos – Easy Installation

We offer architectural umbrellas and gazebos in a set variety of sizes and structures for ease of installation. These structures are available in two types of umbrellas and three types of gazebos. The gazebos are modular systems, where several units can be joined together. Our straight edged gazebos also have the option of drop down […]

A new online look for Tension Structures

We are proud to announce our new website built in the first half of this year, and launched this month. The website was built by Creative Engineering Studio, and we feel they have done a fantastic job of capturing the essence of Tension Structures: it’s legacy and its innovation. Projects: Easily browse through Tension Structures’ […]